saw (something) off of (something)(redirected from sawed off of)
saw (something) off of (something)
To use a saw to sever something from someone or something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "saw" and "down." I had to saw the lower limbs off of the tree to keep my young kids from climbing it. The doctors had to saw the gangrenous arm off of the patient.
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